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Do you have a business? Would you like to help your staff achieve healthy goals? We’ll take care of it!

Posted: 23rd October 2014

The Health Promotion Scheme is an exciting new partnership aimed at businesses across central Scotland launched by Scotland’s Health Charity, Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS).

This innovative programme combines blood pressure screenings with individual lifestyle assessments and a choice of interactive workshops from a team of Health Promotion Specialists, to reduce the risk of chest, heart and stroke illness.

What’s on offer?

Blood pressure screening and lifestyle assessments

As well as checking blood pressure levels for staff, the Charity’s Health Promotion Specialists offer individual lifestyle assessments to raise awareness of risk factors and provide advice on how to reduce these by making healthier lifestyle choices.

Interactive workshops

There are fun and engaging sessions to equip staff with important healthy lifestyle messages

Support for staff-run health promotion activities

Further resources can be provided to support employees to run their own regular health and wellbeing groups.

“I enjoyed the fact I could get a blood pressure check without making an appointment and waiting at my GP outside of work hours” Workplace attendee.

What are the benefits?

By investing in the health and wellbeing of employees, businesses benefit by seeing an increase in staff productivity and morale, as well as a decrease in staff absence and turnover.

How you can get involved?

In return for this service, you can work in partnership with CHSS to raise funds to support people living with chest, heart and stroke conditions across Scotland.

Ideas include:

  • Choosing CHSS as your ‘Charity of the Year’
  • Organising fundraising events in your workplace
  • Entering CHSS fundraising events – individually or as corporate teams
  • Promoting payroll giving
  • Encouraging staff or colleagues to volunteer for us

To find out more: www.chss.org.uk/healthpromotion

or call George Grierson or Laura Hastings on 0131 225 6963

 

Chest Heart & Stroke PDF side 1

 

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